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Loch Image of Comet Hale-Bopp

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Observer: Frank Loch
Location: Deep Space 99 Observatory, Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Date: March 16, 1997 08:45-10:00 UT

All images taken with LX200 12" f/10 scope, f/3.3 reducer, st7 at 9 microns.

1. Tri Color exposure as: 30 seconds #25A red filter, 45 seconds #58 green filter, 60 seconds #38A blue filter. Color combined in SkyPro.

2. Tri Color exposure as: 60 seconds #25A red filter, 90 seconds #58 green filter, 120 seconds #38A blue filter.3. Color combined in SkyPro.

3. 60 seconds exposure. Processed in Mira Al for coma enhancement and color.

4. 120 seconds exposure through 25A red filter. Processed in Mira Al for coma enhancement and color.

Frank Loch
floch@Early.com


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